Neurosurgery (BRAIN SURGERY) is surgery on the nervous system. This includes operations on the brain, spinal cord and nerves as well as on the skull and the spine.
The diseases a neurosurgeon deals with include:
Brain and Spine Tumours (glioma, meningioma)
Sciatica, Lower Back Pain and Leg Pain, Lumbar Disc Prolapse
Hydrocephalus (water on the head, adult and paediatric)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Children and Adults with Spina Bifida and malformations associated with Spina Bifida, including Chiari and Syringomyelia
Neck and Arm Pain (Cervical Spondylosis, Whiplash and Disc Disease)
Brain and Spinal Infections
Contacts Department of Neurosurgery, Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS Telephone: 0203 299 5155 (Sandy PA) Fax: 0203 299 3280.
London Bridge Hospital, Harley Street Clinic, Old Broad Streeet Clinic, Portland Hospital, Telephone 0207 034 8709 (Sue PA) Fax 0207 034 8704
Cromwell Hospital and Somerfield Hospital Telephone and Fax (Sam PA) 01622 620 926